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  • The story of how ancient Iranians harnessed the power of wind 2021-09-11 18:59

    By Afshin Majlesi

    The story of how ancient Iranians harnessed the power of wind

    TEHRAN- The wind has been powering our world for thousands of years. Mankind harnessed it as a form of energy to propel boats as early as 5,000 BC. Later, simple wind-powered water pumps were used in China, and windmills made of woven-reed blades started grinding grain in Iran.

  • Historical watermill starts rotating once again  2021-05-09 20:30

    Historical watermill starts rotating once again 

    TEHRAN – An underground watermill, which is located in the village of Tiran, Isfahan province, has been fully restored to be a new destination for sightseers and history buffs.

  • Photo exhibit features ancient Iranian windmills 2021-03-06 22:38

    Photo exhibit features ancient Iranian windmills

    TEHRAN – A photo exhibition, featuring arrays of ancient Iranian windmills, is currently underway at Khorasan Great Museum, which is located in the holy city of Mashhad, northeast of the country.

  • New restoration work starts on windmills in southeast Iran 2021-01-29 19:40

    New restoration work starts on windmills in southeast Iran

    TEHRAN – A fresh round of restoration work has been commenced on windmills situated in Hozdar historical area, Sistan-Balouchestan province, southeast Iran.

  • watermill 2020-12-09 22:42

    Sunken watermill gains former splendor

    TEHRAN-An ancient underground watermill in Nazarabad, Alborz province has recently been restored to its original glory, provincial tourism chief has announced. 

  • Centuries-old watermill in Tehran being restored for tourism 2020-09-20 23:18

    Centuries-old watermill in Tehran being restored for tourism

    TEHRAN – A centuries-old watermill, which is of high importance when it comes to the history of agriculture in southwest Tehran, is being restored to attain its former glory, and to be a tourist destination in a semi-arid landscape.

  • Ancient watermill in central Iran restored for tourism 2020-05-30 18:42

    Ancient watermill in central Iran restored for tourism

    TEHRAN – An underground ancient watermill, which is said to be the biggest of its kind in Iran, has been restored by the private sector after decades of abandonment as a new destination for sightseers and history buffs.

  • Centuries-old Iranian windmills being rehabilitated 2020-05-25 18:20

    Centuries-old Iranian windmills being rehabilitated

    TEHRAN – Several centuries-old windmills, locally called Asbads, are being rehabilitated in the oasis city of Tabas-e Masina, eastern Iran. 

  • Iranian windmills one step closer to UNESCO status 2020-04-29 23:00

    Iranian windmills one step closer to UNESCO status

    TEHRAN – Iran is further moving towards inscribing its ancient windmills on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the country has recently completed their documentation as a preliminary stage.

  • Man-carved tunnel leads to the double stone watermill of Mohammad-Abad in central Iran 2018-12-31 21:43

    Landmark watermill restored in central Iran

    TEHRAN – The 18th-century Dosangi Mill, which is of high archaeological importance, has recently been restored in Meybod county, Yazd province, central Iran.

  • View over Meybod, an oasis city in Iran’s Yazd Province 2018-08-09 09:42

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Meybod: Open-air museum of ancient watermills

    Some 50 kilometers north of Yazd, central Iran, lies the sprawling mud-brick city of Meybod, whose tourism officials are planning to internationally promote it as the “city of watermills”.